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Zabbix 1.8 Network Monitoring by Rihards Olups

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Basic item configuration

We rushed through configuration of our simple item, so you might have gotten curious about what those parameters we didn't change or talk about. Let's take a quick look at what can be monitored and what can we configure about each item.

Zabbix can monitor quite a wide range of system characteristics. Functionally, we can split them into categories, while technically each method used corresponds to an item type.

Monitoring categories

Let's take a look at the generic categories that we can keep an eye on. Of course, this is not an exhaustive list of things to monitor—consider this as an example subset of interesting parameters. You'll soon discover many more areas to add in the Zabbix configuration.

Availability

While the simplified ...

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